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  • Spellers add $13,000 to QVCC Foundation coffers

    In the closing minutes of the sixth annual QVCC Foundation's Spelling Bee at the Putnam Elks Lodge on Jan. 22, only three teams remained. The Money Mavens of Putnam Bank, the Hyde Wolf Pack and the QVCC student team went back and forth for a few difficult...
  • College 529 savings accounts make fine gifts - any time of year

    Chalk it up to New Year's resolutions. How else do you explain why the first quarter of the year is typically one of the biggest times for contributing to state-sponsored college savings plans known as 529s. In the first three months of 2010, 2011 and...
  • Grading Obama's free-college plan: Front & Center

    Two years of college on Uncle Sam? To hear President Barack Obama tell it, boosting the nation's storehouse of college-educated talent would yield a bonanza for the nation's economy. His plan to provide two years of free community college could help 9...
  • College addresses national issue by tracking data to boost graduation rates

    ATLANTA When Aundrea Nattiel goes in for a session with her college adviser at Georgia State University, there are no secrets. A detailed computer profile provides information about every class taken and every grade earned by Nattiel during her time at...
  • Celia Rivenbark: This college scholarship is a little too sweet for comfort

    Like many parents of high school seniors, Duh Hubby and I have been poring over financial aid forms and grappling with the FAFSA, the Big Form You Gotta Fill Out to see if your kid can get federal financial aid for college. Stop me if I'm going too fast...
  • Cardinals DE Calais Campbell makes $1.6 million donation to UM

    During his time at Miami, Calais Campbell was a four-year letter winner and an All-ACC pick. Now the Arizona Cardinal wants to ensure other football players have the kind of experience he had as a Hurricane by donating $1.6 million to create the...
  • President Obama's State of the Union address

    President Obama's State of the Union address
    This is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of President Obama's sixth State of the Union address. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned...
  • FIDF Solidarity Gala raises $2.5 million

    FIDF Solidarity Gala raises $2.5 million
    A record number of 750 community leaders, politicians and supporters came together for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Palm Beach/Broward Region's 12th annual Solidarity Gala Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 11 at the Boca West Country Club in...
  • College Access Plans Leave Undocumented Students Behind

    College Access Plans Leave Undocumented Students Behind
    We were pleased to hear about President Barack Obama's America's College Promise proposal that would allow eligible students to attend two years of community college for free. We cannot ignore, however, the gap that still exists for undocumented...
  • Tuition is pricey, but applications could cost you too

    Tuition is pricey, but applications could cost you too
    Just mentioning college can evoke a wide range of emotions — excitement, fear, anxiety and giddiness. Regardless of how you feel about it, you’ve probably thought about the cost of attending your top-choice university. But current data shows...
  • Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters

    Bears, Harriett Lake and free tuition: Letters
    Coexisting with bears Regarding the Sentinel article "State wildlife officers trap three bears in state Rep. Scott Plakon's yard" on Jan. 6: Our community of almost 100 homes in northwest Seminole County has been living with bears for more than 20...